Mac Install

MacOS

Keyboard

Keyboard > Delay > Short

# Ask for the administrator password upfront
sudo -v

# Disable the sound effects on boot
sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=" "

# Set sidebar icon size to medium
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode -int 2

# Save to disk (not to iCloud) by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false

# Automatically quit printer app once the print jobs complete
defaults write com.apple.print.PrintingPrefs "Quit When Finished" -bool true

# Disable the “Are you sure you want to open this application?” dialog
#defaults write com.apple.LaunchServices LSQuarantine -bool false

# Remove duplicates in the “Open With” menu (also see `lscleanup` alias)
/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user

# Disable Resume system-wide
#defaults write com.apple.systempreferences NSQuitAlwaysKeepsWindows -bool false

# Disable automatic termination of inactive apps
#defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDisableAutomaticTermination -bool true

# Set Help Viewer windows to non-floating mode
defaults write com.apple.helpviewer DevMode -bool true

# Reveal IP address, hostname, OS version, etc. when clicking the clock
# in the login window
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow AdminHostInfo HostName

# Never go into computer sleep mode
sudo systemsetup -setcomputersleep Off > /dev/null

# Check for software updates daily, not just once per week
defaults write com.apple.SoftwareUpdate ScheduleFrequency -int 1

# Disable Notification Center and remove the menu bar icon
#launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist 2> /dev/null

# Disable smart quotes as they’re annoying when typing code
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticQuoteSubstitutionEnabled -bool false

# Disable smart dashes as they’re annoying when typing code
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticDashSubstitutionEnabled -bool false

###############################################################################
# SSD-specific tweaks                                                         #
# You might want to disable these if you are not running an SSD               #
###############################################################################

# Disable local Time Machine snapshots
sudo tmutil disablelocal

# Disable hibernation (speeds up entering sleep mode)
sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0

# Remove the sleep image file to save disk space
sudo rm -f /private/var/vm/sleepimage
# Create a zero-byte file instead…
sudo touch /private/var/vm/sleepimage
# …and make sure it can’t be rewritten
sudo chflags uchg /private/var/vm/sleepimage

# Disable the sudden motion sensor as it’s not useful for SSDs
#sudo pmset -a sms 0

# Trackpad: enable tap to click for this user and for the login screen
defaults write com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad Clicking -bool true
defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.mouse.tapBehavior -int 1
defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.mouse.tapBehavior -int 1

# Trackpad: map bottom right corner to right-click
defaults write com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad TrackpadCornerSecondaryClick -int 2
defaults write com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad TrackpadRightClick -bool true
defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.trackpad.trackpadCornerClickBehavior -int 1
defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.trackpad.enableSecondaryClick -bool true

# Disable “natural” (Lion-style) scrolling
#defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.swipescrolldirection -bool false

# Increase sound quality for Bluetooth headphones/headsets
defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" -int 40

# Enable full keyboard access for all controls
# (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3

# Use scroll gesture with the Ctrl (^) modifier key to zoom
defaults write com.apple.universalaccess closeViewScrollWheelToggle -bool true
defaults write com.apple.universalaccess HIDScrollZoomModifierMask -int 262144
# Follow the keyboard focus while zoomed in
defaults write com.apple.universalaccess closeViewZoomFollowsFocus -bool true

# Disable press-and-hold for keys in favor of key repeat
defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

# Set a blazingly fast keyboard repeat rate
defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0

# Set the timezone; see `sudo systemsetup -listtimezones` for other values
#sudo systemsetup -settimezone "Europe/Oslo" > /dev/null

# Disable auto-correct
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false

# Stop iTunes from responding to the keyboard media keys
#launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.rcd.plist 2> /dev/null

###############################################################################
# Screen                                                                      #
###############################################################################

# Require password immediately after sleep or screen saver begins
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPassword -int 1
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPasswordDelay -int 0

# Save screenshots to the Pictures/Screenshots
mkdir ${HOME}/Pictures/Screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location -string "${HOME}/Pictures/Screenshots"

# Save screenshots in PNG format (other options: BMP, GIF, JPG, PDF, TIFF)
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type -string "png"

# Disable shadow in screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true

# Enable subpixel font rendering on non-Apple LCDs
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 2

# Enable HiDPI display modes (requires restart)
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver DisplayResolutionEnabled -bool true

###############################################################################
# Finder                                                                      #
###############################################################################

# Finder: allow quitting via ⌘ + Q; doing so will also hide desktop icons
defaults write com.apple.finder QuitMenuItem -bool true

# Finder: disable window animations and Get Info animations
defaults write com.apple.finder DisableAllAnimations -bool true

# Set Desktop as the default location for new Finder windows
# For other paths, use `PfLo` and `file:///full/path/here/`
defaults write com.apple.finder NewWindowTarget -string "PfDe"
defaults write com.apple.finder NewWindowTargetPath -string "file://${HOME}/Desktop/"

# Hide icons for hard drives, servers, and removable media on the desktop
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowExternalHardDrivesOnDesktop -bool false
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowHardDrivesOnDesktop -bool false
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowMountedServersOnDesktop -bool false
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowRemovableMediaOnDesktop -bool false

# Finder: show hidden files by default
#defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true

# Finder: show all filename extensions
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true

# Finder: show status bar
#defaults write com.apple.finder ShowStatusBar -bool true

# Finder: show path bar
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowPathbar -bool true

# Finder: allow text selection in Quick Look
defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection -bool true

# Display full POSIX path as Finder window title
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true

# When performing a search, search the current folder by default
defaults write com.apple.finder FXDefaultSearchScope -string "SCcf"

# Disable the warning when changing a file extension
defaults write com.apple.finder FXEnableExtensionChangeWarning -bool false

# Enable spring loading for directories
defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.springing.enabled -bool true

# Tweak the spring loading delay for directories
defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.springing.delay -float .5

# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on network volumes
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores -bool true

# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on USB volumes
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteUSBStores -bool true

# Use list view in all Finder windows by default
# Four-letter codes for the other view modes: `icnv`, `clmv`, `Flwv`
defaults write com.apple.finder FXPreferredViewStyle -string "Nlsv"

# Disable the warning before emptying the Trash
defaults write com.apple.finder WarnOnEmptyTrash -bool false

# Empty Trash securely by default
defaults write com.apple.finder EmptyTrashSecurely -bool true

###############################################################################
# Dock, Dashboard, and hot corners                                            #
###############################################################################

# Enable highlight hover effect for the grid view of a stack (Dock)
defaults write com.apple.dock mouse-over-hilite-stack -bool true

# Set the icon size of Dock items to 36 pixels
defaults write com.apple.dock tilesize -int 36

# Change minimize/maximize window effect
defaults write com.apple.dock mineffect -string "scale"

# Enable spring loading for all Dock items
defaults write com.apple.dock enable-spring-load-actions-on-all-items -bool true

# Show indicator lights for open applications in the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock show-process-indicators -bool true

# Don’t animate opening applications from the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock launchanim -bool false

# Speed up Mission Control animations
defaults write com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration -float 0.1

# Don’t group windows by application in Mission Control
# (i.e. use the old Exposé behavior instead)
defaults write com.apple.dock expose-group-by-app -bool false

# Don’t show Dashboard as a Space
defaults write com.apple.dock dashboard-in-overlay -bool true

# Don’t automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use
defaults write com.apple.dock mru-spaces -bool false

# Remove the auto-hiding Dock delay
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -float 0
# Remove the animation when hiding/showing the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier -float 0

# Automatically hide and show the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide -bool true

###############################################################################
# Safari & WebKit                                                             #
###############################################################################

# Privacy: don’t send search queries to Apple
defaults write com.apple.Safari UniversalSearchEnabled -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari SuppressSearchSuggestions -bool true

# Press Tab to highlight each item on a web page
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitTabToLinksPreferenceKey -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2TabsToLinks -bool true

# Show the full URL in the address bar (note: this still hides the scheme)
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowFullURLInSmartSearchField -bool true

# Set Safari’s home page to `about:blank` for faster loading
defaults write com.apple.Safari HomePage -string "about:blank"

# Prevent Safari from opening ‘safe’ files automatically after downloading
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoOpenSafeDownloads -bool false

# Allow hitting the Backspace key to go to the previous page in history
#defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2BackspaceKeyNavigationEnabled -bool true

# Hide Safari’s bookmarks bar by default
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowFavoritesBar -bool false

# Hide Safari’s sidebar in Top Sites
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowSidebarInTopSites -bool false

# Disable Safari’s thumbnail cache for History and Top Sites
defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSnapshotsUpdatePolicy -int 2

# Enable Safari’s debug menu
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeInternalDebugMenu -bool true

# Make Safari’s search banners default to Contains instead of Starts With
defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool false

# Remove useless icons from Safari’s bookmarks bar
defaults write com.apple.Safari ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
# Enable the Develop menu and the Web Inspector in Safari
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeDevelopMenu -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitDeveloperExtrasEnabledPreferenceKey -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2DeveloperExtrasEnabled -bool true
# Add a context menu item for showing the Web Inspector in web views
defaults write NSGlobalDomain WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true

###############################################################################
# Mail                                                                        #
###############################################################################
# Disable send and reply animations in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableSendAnimations -bool true
# Copy email addresses as `foo@example.com` instead of `Foo Bar <foo@example.com>` in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail AddressesIncludeNameOnPasteboard -bool false
# Add the keyboard shortcut ⌘ + Enter to send an email in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Send" -string "@\\U21a9"
# Display emails in threaded mode, sorted by date (oldest at the top)
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "DisplayInThreadedMode" -string "yes"
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "SortedDescending" -string "yes"
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "SortOrder" -string "received-date"
# Disable inline attachments (just show the icons)
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool true
# Disable automatic spell checking
defaults write com.apple.mail SpellCheckingBehavior -string "NoSpellCheckingEnabled"

###############################################################################
# Terminal & iTerm 2                                                          #
###############################################################################
# Only use UTF-8 in Terminal.app
defaults write com.apple.terminal StringEncodings -array 4
# Don’t display the annoying prompt when quitting iTerm
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 PromptOnQuit -bool false


###############################################################################
# Activity Monitor                                                            #
###############################################################################
# Show the main window when launching Activity Monitor
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor OpenMainWindow -bool true
# Visualize CPU usage in the Activity Monitor Dock icon
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor IconType -int 5
# Show all processes in Activity Monitor
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor ShowCategory -int 0
# Sort Activity Monitor results by CPU usage
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor SortColumn -string "CPUUsage"
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor SortDirection -int 0


###############################################################################
# Transmission.app                                                            #
###############################################################################
# Use `~/Documents/Torrents` to store incomplete downloads
defaults write org.m0k.transmission UseIncompleteDownloadFolder -bool true
defaults write org.m0k.transmission IncompleteDownloadFolder -string "${HOME}/Documents/Torrents"
# Don’t prompt for confirmation before downloading
defaults write org.m0k.transmission DownloadAsk -bool false
# Trash original torrent files
defaults write org.m0k.transmission DeleteOriginalTorrent -bool true
# Hide the donate message
defaults write org.m0k.transmission WarningDonate -bool false
# Hide the legal disclaimer
defaults write org.m0k.transmission WarningLegal -bool false

Preferences

I have a few preferences I like to set.

Security and Privacy > Firewall > On (extra security measure) Security and Privacy > Firewall > Firewall Options > Block all inncomming connections Security and Privacy > General > App Store and identified developers File Sharing > Off Users & Groups > Login Items > Spectacle, Flux (I like these to open on startup)

Misc Apps

brew cask install alfred
brew cask install asepsis
brew cask install appcleaner
brew cask install cheatsheet
brew cask install dropbox
brew cask install spectacle
brew cask install sublime-text
brew cask install totalfinder
brew cask install transmission
brew cask install valentina-studio
brew cask install vlc

Code Apps

brew install zsh zsh-completions
chsh -s /usr/local/bin/zsh
brew install tree

curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/github/gitignore/master/Global/macOS.gitignore -o ~/.gitignore

Homebrew

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Gnu Tools

brew install coreutils
sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/gsha256sum /usr/local/bin/sha256sum

# Install some other useful utilities like `sponge`.
brew install moreutils
# Install GNU `find`, `locate`, `updatedb`, and `xargs`, `g`-prefixed.
brew install findutils
# Install GNU `sed`, overwriting the built-in `sed`.
brew install gnu-sed --with-default-names
# Install Bash 4.
brew install bash
brew tap homebrew/versions
brew install bash-completion2
# We installed the new shell, now we have to activate it
echo "Adding the newly installed shell to the list of allowed shells"
# Prompts for password
sudo bash -c 'echo /usr/local/bin/bash >> /etc/shells'
# Change to the new shell, prompts for password
# chsh -s /usr/local/bin/bash

# Install `wget` with IRI support.
brew install wget --with-iri

# Install more recent versions of some OS X tools.
brew install vim --override-system-vi
brew install homebrew/dupes/grep
brew install homebrew/dupes/openssh

# Install some CTF tools; see https://github.com/ctfs/write-ups.
brew install aircrack-ng
brew install bfg
brew install binutils
brew install binwalk
brew install cifer
brew install dex2jar
brew install dns2tcp
brew install fcrackzip
brew install foremost
brew install hashpump
brew install hydra
brew install john
brew install knock
brew install netpbm
brew install nmap
brew install pngcheck
brew install socat
brew install sqlmap
brew install tcpflow
brew install tcpreplay
brew install tcptrace
brew install ucspi-tcp # `tcpserver` etc.
brew install homebrew/x11/xpdf
brew install xz

# Install other useful binaries.
brew install ack
brew install git
brew install git-lfs
brew install git-flow
brew install git-extras
brew install hub
brew install imagemagick --with-webp
brew install lua
brew install lynx
brew install p7zip
brew install pigz
brew install pv
brew install rename
brew install rhino
brew install speedtest_cli
brew install ssh-copy-id
brew install tree
brew install webkit2png
brew install zopfli
brew install pkg-config libffi
brew install pandoc

# Remove outdated versions from the cellar.
brew cleanup

Fonts

# Install font tools.
brew tap bramstein/webfonttools
brew install sfnt2woff
brew install sfnt2woff-zopfli
brew install woff2
brew install cabextract

$ cd ~/Downloads
$ mkdir consolas
$ cd consolas
$ curl -O http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/5/a/f5a3df76-d856-4a61-a6bd-722f52a5be26/PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract ppviewer.cab
$ open CONSOLA*.TTF

Dev Setup

Base16-Colors

Powerline fonts

https://github.com/powerline/fonts

misc

install contexts.co

hide finder from alt-tab: sudo vim /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Info.plist

add:

<key>NSUIElement</key>
<string>1</string>

Now relaunch Finder


brew install python pip install –upgrade distribute pip install –upgrade pip


Use package control to install any awesome theme. 
## Install [Source Code Pro](https://github.com/adobe-fonts/source-code-pro/releases/latest) font It's beautiful, you love it. 
## Install node using homebrew and then 
[gulp](http://gulpjs.com/) using 
[npm](https://www.npmjs.com/) 

brew update brew install node npm install -g gulp

easy peasy 
## Add some key binding to iTerm Open the preferences, and then under profiles and keys,
set some new key bindings:

Sublime settings

{
    "caret_extra_width": 1,
    "caret_style": "phase",
    "color_scheme": "Packages/Material Theme/schemes/Material-Theme.tmTheme",
    "draw_minimap_border": true,
    "ensure_newline_at_eof_on_save": true,
    "font_face": "Source Code Pro",
    "font_options":
    [
        "no_round"
    ],
    "font_size": 15,
    "highlight_line": true,
    "ignored_packages":
    [
        "Vintage"
    ],
    "line_padding_bottom": 5,
    "line_padding_top": 5,
    "theme": "Material-Theme.sublime-theme",
    "translate_tabs_to_spaces": true,
    "trim_trailing_white_space_on_save": true
}